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Sociology

A sociology minor is a valuable complement to psychology and social work programs. With this minor, you will have a broader context of social issues, from family dysfunction to social inequality. This will help you discern better ways forward for families and individuals striving to overcome obstacles. Understanding sociology will equip you with compassion and advance you in your program and your career.

Degree Type

  • Minor

Academic Division

  • Social Science Division

Format

  • Residential

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As a student at Cornerstone University, you will receive a well-rounded education in your program, including a semester-long internship or practicum. We have partnered with several nonprofit organizations in the area to help you achieve your career goals.

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A sociology minor can help you achieve greater things in your career path. Here are the kind of careers you can expect.

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Course List

SOC-111 Introduction to Sociology

Introduction to the general field of sociology. This course includes an overview of several subfields of sociology. Basic theoretical perspectives of sociology are used to provide an explanation of basic institutions and social processes.

SOC-243 Social Problems

The study of social problems that are institutional in nature and of policies implemented to alleviate the problems. The course includes a discussion of causes, consequences, and intervention strategies used by private and governmental agencies.

SOC-353 Social Psychology

An examination of how individual behavior is shaped by the situation in which the behavior is emitted. This course addresses the impact of one’s physical and social environment upon behavior. Behavior is broadly defined and includes cognitive processing, attitudes, decision-making, and prosocial and deviant actions.

SOC-432 Sociology of the Family

An examination of the institution of the family. Issues confronting the family, changes the family is undergoing, and the family life cycle are discussed.

At Cornerstone, professors will challenge and push you to think about things from other perspectives. They will encourage you to consider the diversity of people and views and to acknowledge that there is not always one right answer. They will walk alongside you as you learn while offering wisdom and support.

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.